US novelist, essayist, editor, and teacher Toni Morrison died on the evening of Monday, August 5, 2019. Toni Morrison was an American novelist, essayist, editor,…View More Toni Morrison has passed on.
The Kismayo Book Fair 2019 sent condolences to the family and friends of their delegate Hodan Nalayeh who died in a terrorist attack on July…View More Kismayo Book Fair 2019 sends condolences for Hodan Nalayeh.
The memorial to fallen Kenyan writer and activist Binyavanga Wainaina was hosted at the Nairobi National Museum on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Binyavanga Wainaina was…View More Binyavanga Wainaina Memorial hosted in Nairobi.
The Kwani Open Mic dedicated to Binyavanga Wainaina was hosted at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on May 28, 2019. For many people around…View More Kwani Open Mic dedicated to Binyavanga Wainaina hosted in Nairobi.
Kenyan writer and activist Binyavanga Wainaina passed on after a short illness on the night of May 21, 2019. Binyavanga Wainaina was a colossus in…View More Binyavanga Wainaina has passed on.
Libyan novelist Ahmed Fagih passed on on April 30, 2019. Libyan novelist Ahmed Fagih was a Libyan novelist, playwright, essayist, journalist, and diplomat. He began…View More Libyan novelist Ahmed Fagih has passed on.
Nigerian poet and novelist Gabriel Okara died in his sleep at his home in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, after a brief illness on Monday, March 25,…View More Nigerian poet and novelist Gabriel Okara has passed on.
Nigerian writer and academic Pius Adesanmi passed away on the Ethiopian Airways flight 302 crash on March 10, 2019. Pius Adesanmi was a Nigerian professor,…View More Pius Adesanmi passes on in Ethiopian Airways crash.
Cote D’Ivoire novelist, playwright, and poet Bernard Dadié passed away on March 9, 2019. Bernard Dadié was a prolific writer whose work was in several…View More Ivorian novelist, playwright, and poet Bernard Dadié has passed on.
Zimbabwe author and poet Charles Mungoshi has died at the age of 71 in a hospital in Harare today February 16, 2019. Charles Mungoshi writing…View More Zimbabwe author and poet Charles Mungoshi has passed on.
Swahili Poet Ahmad Nassir Juma Bhalo has passed on. The announcement was made on January 9, 2019. Ahmad Nassir Juma Bhalo was a Kenyan poet…View More Swahili Poet Ahmad Nassir Juma Bhalo has passed on.
Nigerian Prize for Literature 2017 winner Ikeogu Oke has passed on. The poet died from a short illness on Sunday, November 26, 2018. Nigerian poet…View More Nigerian Prize for Literature 2017 winner Ikeogu Oke has passed on.
The late Prof Chris Wanjala was honoured by the artistic community with a colourful event at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on Monday October…View More Kenyans honour Prof Chris Wanjala in Nairobi.
Kenyan academic, writer, and editor Chris Wanjala has passed on. Prof Wanjala who was the chairman of the Book Development Council of Kenya died on…View More Kenyan academic and writer Chris Wanjala has passed on.
Luka Mwango has passed on. The Zambian was a performance poet signed to Bittersweet Poetry Zambia, the author of Twisted and Perdition, and a novice…View More Zambian poet and writer Luka Mwango has passed on.